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WERRIBEE CLUBS SCORE SPORT GRANTS

Five grassroots sports clubs and organisations in Werribee are set to bolster their coaching skills, administration expertise, or score new sports equipment thanks to a share in more than $5,800 from the Victorian Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the successful applicants from..

JOBS ADVOCATES IN WERRIBEE TO SUPPORT LOCAL JOBSEEKERS

The Andrews Labor Government’s new Jobs Victoria is helping more Victorians get back to work and businesses to find the right workers. As part of the initiative, the Government is investing a record $619.4 million to help people looking for work to access the information,..

DELIVERING NEW MENTAL HEALTH JOBS AND SUPPORT ACROSS WYNDHAM

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure mental health workers across Werribee and Victoria get the support and training they need – delivering new jobs and creating scholarships for more mental health nurses. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today welcomed applications opening for the new..

GRANTS AVAILABLE TO BRING SHOWS TO WERRIBEE

The Victorian Government is ensuring that all Victorians have the opportunity to experience the best arts and creative experiences with applications now open for two grants programs focused on getting more shows to regional and outer metropolitan areas. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today invited..

DUNCANS INTERCHANGE THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN OF THE WESTERN ROADS UPGRADE

Travel times have been slashed for drivers in Melbourne’s west with the completion of the Andrews Labor Government’s $1.8 billion-dollar Western Roads Upgrade. Early estimates indicate the co-ordinated upgrades to eight main roads combined with level crossing removals in the west are delivering time savings..

NEW ROAD BRIDGE THE CHERRY ON TOP IN MELBOURNE’S WEST

The Cherry Street level crossing in Werribee is gone months ahead of schedule and an upgrade of eight major roads is complete as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s huge investment in better transport in Melbourne’s west. Cherry Street is the third of four level..

MORE FUNDING FOR OUTDOOR DINING IN WYNDHAM

Popular outdoor dining areas for restaurants, pubs and cafes in Wyndham will continue through a COVIDSafe autumn thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane today announced Wyndham City Council will receive an additional $80,000 to expand outdoor dining..

SUPPORTING COVIDSAFE MULTICULTURAL EVENTS IN WERRIBEE

The Andrews Labor Government is helping even more multicultural and multifaith communities hold events to celebrate their culture and traditions, including here in Wyndham. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Ros Spence recently announced $750,000 for 205 community organisations across the state to deliver COVIDSafe multicultural festivals..

SHOWCASING WERRIBEE’S VET CHAMPIONS

High-achieving Victorians from Werribee who have built successful careers through vocational education and training (VET) will be showcased as part of a new initiative to inspire the next generation of secondary school students. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas is encouraging Wyndham VET graduates from all..

WORKING FOR VICTORIA IN WERRIBEE

Werribee will benefit from new jobs to be delivered under the Andrews Labor Government’s Working for Victoria initiative. More than 145 new jobs will be supported at 20 social enterprises across Victoria, benefitting local economies and communities while providing employment for Victorians including young people,..

FIREWOOD COLLECTION SEASON OPENS

Firewood collection areas have opened across Victoria, allowing communities to gather wood for personal use until 30 June 2021. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said where firewood supply is scarce, priority access can be given to local residents, Traditional Owners and those who depend on..

UPGRADED CLASSROOMS AND FACILITIES FOR ST. ANDREW’S PRIMARY SCHOOL

St. Andrew’s Catholic Primary School students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas last week visited St. Andrew’s Catholic Primary School to open its $3.34 million upgrade, made possible thanks..

EMPOWERING WYNDHAM TO TAKE CHARGE OF THEIR ENERGY BILLS

The Andrews Labor Government is giving local communities across Wyndham the power to drive down their energy bills with major investments in community renewable energy. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said the program will play an integral role in bringing community-owned renewable energy projects to..

NEW GRANTS TO SUPPORT WYNDHAM’S HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Grassroots organisations in Werribee are encouraged to apply for new funding from health promotion foundation VicHealth for local projects supporting young people and Victorians hardest hit by coronavirus and the 2020 bushfires. Applications for VicHealth’s Reimagining Health grants open today, with funding of $3K, $10K..

NEIGHBOURHOOD BATTERY TRIAL TO MAXIMISE ROOFTOP SOLAR

The Andrews Labor Government will support trials of neighbourhood-scale batteries to maximise the unprecedented uptake in rooftop solar and empower communities to take control of their energy. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced that the $3 million Neighbourhood Battery Initiative (NBI) is open, inviting applications..

MAKING WERRIBEE GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS ENERGY EFFICIENT

Four Werribee schools are set to become greener and more environmentally sustainable while reducing their electricity costs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced four schools in Werribee are among 171 government schools across Victoria that will receive solar..

MENTAL HEALTH ROYAL COMMISSION FINAL REPORT WELCOMED IN WERRIBEE

Victorians experiencing mental illness, including those in Werribee, will have access to better treatment, care and support closer to loved ones, under recommendations handed down by the final report from Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental health System. The Commission today delivered its final report –..

SUPPORTING TEACHERS TO STAY SAFE AND WELL IN WERRIBEE

Teachers and school staff in Werribee will benefit from targeted preventive programs designed to safeguard their mental health and wellbeing, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that Manor Lakes P-12 College is among 17 schools across Victoria that..